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SATURDAY, JAN. 16, 1937

T'll E M 1 C1lIG A 1N ) A 11L Y PAGE THREE

Michigan Natators Open 1937 Season Today Against I


Varsity Hopes
To Win Place
In Each Event
Kirar Is Aiming At World
Mark In 50-Yard Dash;
Sprinters Are Strong
Wolverines Favored
Meet To Start At 4 P.M.;
Kasley, Barnard Lead
Home Swimmers
Michigan's Varsity swimming team
swings into action today meeting In-
diana at 4 p.m. in the Intramural pool
in the first dual meet of the 1937
season. One of the strongest aggre-
gations ever to swim for Michigan
will take to the water this afternoon
against the Hoosiermermen.Ks
Led by Co-captains Jack Kasley
and Frank Barnard, the natators will
seek places in every event and, ac-
cording to dope comparing the two
squads, Michigan should have no
trouble in attaining that end. Al-
though it is impossible to crack con-
ference records in a dual meet, at
least one of the Varsity natators will
be out to smash a world record.
Kirar Seeks Mark
Ed Kirar, entered in the 50-yard
dash, has his eye on the official
world's record of 22.8 seconds forthe
event and has announced that he
will definitely attempt to crack the
existing mark tonight. Also entered
in the 50-yard event with Kirar are
Mannley Osgood and Bob Mowerson
of the Varsity and Capt. Bob La-
Plante and Jim Herdrich of Indiana.
Kirar has unofficially bettered the
world mark in previous attempts.
Thec200-yard breastsrkewnl
find Jack Kasley and Bill Crittenden,
teaming up against Fred Speichert
Kasley is the record holder in prac-
tically every breast stroke event
The 440-yard free style swim
should result in a victory for Frank
Barnard, Big Ten champion in that
event. Coach Robert Royer has en-
tered three men against Barnard in
the 440; Jim Coon, Gabriel Danch
and either Bill Jacobson or John
Visher. Jacobson will probably get
the call.
Barnard and Bill Wreford will en-
ter the lanes for Michigan in the 220
Matt Mann has announced that
the price of admission for students
and faculty members will be 25
cents and 40 cents for persons not
connected with the University.
against Jim Coon, Jacobson, and
Danch of Indiana.
Bjorck Tallies
There will be plenty of speed in
the century dash. Ed Kirar and Bob
Emmett, both- competing on the Var-
sity for the first time should kick up
quite a wake for Sam Klezmer and
Bob LaPlante of Indiana to plow
through. These two stellar perform-
ers will team up with Mowerson
and Osgood for the 400-yard free
style relay, the last event of the meet.
-Cody Will Swim
.Fred Cody, who did not compete
last year, .is back again and will be
entered along with Bob Sauer in the
150-yard backstroke. Lucas, Coon
and Bill Davis will furnish the op-
Cody, Kasley and Emmett swim-
ming the back stroke, breast stroke
and crawl in that order are Matt'
Mann's selections for the 400-yard
medley relay. Bill Lucas, Speichert
and Herdrich are Coach Robert Roy-
er's choices for the event.

Ben Grady, who placed in both the
Big Ten and National meets last year,
and Phil Haughey will represent
Michigan in the diving division of the
meet. Indiana's only entry is Lester

Co-Captain And Star


Daily Cage Expert
Wires Predictions
Of BigTen Tilts
Spending last night in Chicago
I ith tha VAr ity basketball tenm an

Minnesota Team!

John Smithers Aivaits


,s Michigan _I Report On Knee InjuryI
j John Smithers, crack Varsity foot-
sters, 3. -0 baller and baseball player, laid up
at University Hospital for the past
week with a recurrence of a knee
Wilkinson Makes injury which caused his exit from the
Northwestern game on a stretcher,
Saves; Wolverine also caused him to listento thetOhio
Foiled State game on a radio, was released
vpsprdv on annroval.

w eWIL sJ U V UI OL.. UU-b .taaA J'UCLs
Back Again (Behind The 8-Ball) . .. its way to Madison to meet Wi;
0 UT OF THE HOSPITAL at last your editor will try to carry on againsn, Ray Goodman continued
with a pair of weak knees and two pounds more avoirdupois . . . Many night desk again is in receipt
thanks to Freddie De Lano who did a swell job of emulating his future boss telegram of predictions on the
(he hopes), Arch Ward of The Chicago Tribune . . .And now he has me ference tilts of this week-end.
doing it . . . And it's a swell idea . . . Johnny Smithers, the boy who takes it is:

J the
of a

out the end for Coach Kipke's Varsity eleven, was a fellow inmate of the big
building that overlooks the Michigan Central main line . . . He's up there
wondering if they'll operate on the knee that caused him to be carried off
the field during the Northwestern game . . . Missing the Ohio State battle
was the Elkhart junior's first absence from the starting lineup in two years
... That is quite a record when you consider how many changes have been
made in the Varsity eleven during the past two seasons . . . John likes to
Ja,^k Kasley, who co-captains the block and he has been doing a swell job on the tough wingmen that gracej
Varsity swimmers this year along Big Ten teams, but he impressed me in our long talks on everything from
with Frank Barnard, will be heavy freight trains to nurses as having the brains and temperament of a good
favorite in the 100-yard breast-
stroke this afternoon when Mich- quarterback ...But who am I?gysn
igan meats Indiana at 4 p.m. in the Ray Goodman, whom I will put against any other correspondent in
Intramural building. these here parts as a basketball writer and observer, is on the road again
with the Varsity five.. . His wire of predictions just came in from Chicago-.
Ray told me an interesting fact yesterday . . . It seems that the Associated
Lehigh M atm en Press dispatch from the Michigan-Purdue game last Saturday had the
score 37 to 26 in favor of the Boilermakers, but the official scorer gave
BMeat M ichioran Cappy's men only 25 points . . . Ray had the right score in his wire from
the press box at Lafayette, but our night editors believed the AP and put
" ' the wrong figure in The Daily's account of the battle . . . Despite the resulting
In Final Bouts mixup in the box-score ... And another error . . . Jake Townsend, who is
. being credited with 19 points in Conference competition, has made only 18
. . . Speaking of basketball, have you noticed the decline in the prestige
Break 13-13 Tie To Win of the vaunted New York quintets? . . . It is no longer a feat to trim
23-13; Bissell Scores Long Island University, and little Wayne came within two points of taking
U I O . .the once formidable City College of New York team the other night - - -
Upset In Overtime It is the Pacific Coast aggregations that are coming up from comparative
T ' T- .r obscurity now.


BETHLEHEM, Pa., Jan. 15.-(Spe-
cial to The Daily)-Coming through
in the closing bouts Lehigh's wres-

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Plenty Of Pitchers For Ray *. .

tlers shattered a 13-13 deadlock and COACH RAY FISHER is going to have quite a pitching staff for hisi
went on to win their third consecu-,A defending championship nine next spring . . . If ineligibility and the<
tive dual wrestling meet in less than sore-arm jinx do not strike too heavily . . . Ray has a pair of tried and
a week, defeating the University of true campaigners in John Gee and Herm Fishman, the three aces of an
Michigan before a capacity crowd I outstanding sophomore group in Danny Smick, Elmer Gedeon and Charlie,
here tonight. Lehigh won five of the McHugh, and two worthy flingers who were ineligible last spring in Bertj
eight bouts, scoring falls in three Smith and Johnny Smithers ... Indiana's wrestling team, perennial Big Ten
of them. The score was 23-13. champions. is singing the blues these days, because only one veteran is at
Two big surprises -featured the1present available for the starting lineup . . . He is Robert "Two-Bit'" Meyers,'
bouts. Tommy Reider, wrestling his diminutive 118-pound star who is back to make it harder for Johnny
first varsity season for Lehigh, pinned Speicher, Coach Keen's up-and-coming star at that weight . . . But when
Earl Thomas of Michigan, former Johnny wrestles, he wrestles for keeps, so don't be surprised if the little
National A.A.U. champion in the junior goes places before the year is out . . At last the Eastern sports
lightning time of 42 seconds. Equally writers- are beginning to give Sam Stoller thecredit due him ..'.They are
as sensational was the 155-pound; naming him at the top among the sprinters due to succeed Jesse Owens and
class bout in which Capt. Frank Bis Ralph Metcalfe . . . The mention of sports writers to Sam brings back pic-j
ing te ortme tures of the literal scores who haunted him in Berlin and in New York
best of the going in the overtime
bout, reversed positions in the second hotels after the stocky senior had returned from his unfortunate experience
overtime period and pinned Tommy with the American Olympic team last summer.
King, Lehigh's sophomore Olympic Fred Perry and Ellie Vines renew their professional tennis matches in
finalist. Detroit tonight---Vines now safely recovered from influenza . . . The battlesI
Jordan Is Injured have been all Perry to date, and I'm going in expecting to see the sameJ
Lehigh's other falls were accom- happen at Olympia . . . Yet I'm patriotic enough to hope I can wire back
plished by Mark Wolcott and Wal- a squib saying Vines cleaned up . .. I see by the Michigan State News that
ter Wells, the latter also a sophomore Coach Ben Van Alstyne has taken a tip from the hockey managers and is us-'
and wrestling his first varsity season. ing four forwards in his basketball lineup . . . And Van has at last put into
in the heavyweight bout, Forrest Jor- the center slot big Swede Nelson, the boy who never played football before
dan of Michigan, after several min- this season but whom the Spartan publicity men are already boosting for'
utes of hard wrestling with Myron an All-American end position .. . Illinois will be trying to break it's "home-
Sterngold, suffered a knee injury and floor" tradition against Purdue next Monday night at Lafayette . . . It has
was unable to continue. been 14 years since an Illinois quintet has won at Lafayette and seven years
The Michigan squad 'entrained im- since Purdue overcame the Illini at Champaign . . . Illinois leads Purdue, 27
mediately after the match for an- to 25 games in the all-time record . . . Let's go Illini!
other dual affair with Franklin and -____
Marshall University tomorrow night
at Lancaster, Pa. Indi na Mets-Purd'e Todaj

Andy-Another week on this limb
and I'm going to build a tree house.
After all, the weather is due to break.
For tomorrow night's games I'm
looking for Indiana to hand Purdue
its first beating. The reason-the
fiasco is taking place at Bloomington
and the Hoosiers have been waiting
to do this for a long time. I have
$1.75 saying that they will. No mar-
Illinois to take the Hawkeyes. It's
being played at Urbana and the Il-
lini don't lose at home-well not
often. Three to five points.
Ohio State to hand Minnesota its
first loss and remain undefeated
itself. Five to seven points.
Northwestern over Chicago. Fif-
teen to 20 points.
And Michigan to drag Wisconsin
through the dust. Seven to 10 points.
Monday night Iowa over the Badg-
ers. Ten points.
Minnesota to lose its second game
to Northwestern. Seven to 10 points.
Indiana, still fighting mad, to beat
O.S.U. and this should give every
team in the Conference at least one
defeat. Five to seven points.
The Ilini, Boudreau, Combes, and
all, losing at Lafayette because Pur-
due doesn't lose in its match-box
gym. Three to five points.
And Michigan to win its third game
in a row over the Maroons here in
Chicago. Ten to 15 points (I hope).
And so good night. Nice being
engaged, isn't it, Andy?
Varsity Quintet
Meets Badger
Squad Tonight'
Bud Foster's Team Seeks
First Big Ten Victory,
Will Use Fast Break
CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 15.-(Special
to The Daily)-Despite Wisconsin's
poor showing in its first three Con-
ference games the Michigan bas-
ketball team is expected to run into
a tough team to beat when the Wol-
verines take the floor against the
Badgers in Madison tomorrow night.
The Varsity. will be out for sec-
ond Big Ten win while Coach Bud
Foster's quintet will be seeking its
first victory and seeking it with all
the vigor of a team on the rebound.
Lineup Is Same
Coach Cappy Cappon will start
the same five that has opened all
of the Conference games. This will,
as usual, give Michigan a sizeable
height advantage over the suppressed
Wisconsin's major threat is its
two forwards, George Rooney and
Hod Powell. Rooney is fifth in Con-
ference scoring with 10 field goals'
and five free throws for a total of
25 points. Farther down in the list
is Powell, who had been going great
guns until he ran into Ohio State
last Monday and was held scoreless,
with 18 points.
Badger Center Is Weak
,The weakest point in the Badger
attack is the center postion which
is being held down by Bud Bell, who
took the spot vacated by the ineligi-
bility of last year's pivot man after
playing first string forward last sea-
Like hPurdue and Northwestern,
Wisconsin will try to stop Michigan
with a fast break for which the
Wolverines are supposedly suckers.
If the Badger's speed starts func-
tioning the Varsity may find plenty
of trouble ahead for them.
Monday night will find Coach Cap-
Pon and his squad back in Chicago to
meet the University of Chicago Ma-
roons who take on Northwestern
tomorrow night. The Maroons time
are keeping Wisconsin company in
the cellar with two losses in as
many tries. But like the Badgers
they have plenty of potential dyna-

mite and if they ever get the jump
they'll be hard to beat.
Probable lineups . for tomorrow
night's game:
Michigan Wisconsin
Townsend ......F...,...:.. Rooney
Barclay .........F.......... Powell
Gee ........... C............ Bell
Patanelli.......G........ Mitchell
Fishman..... ....G........... Frey

(Continued from Page 1)
he rode in on Wilkinson, but the
veteran net minder outifoxed the
Michigan captain and beat him to
the punch.
Two minutes later Vic got through
again. Bob Carlson, beefy Minne-
sota defenseman, clipped him just
before he got the shot away and time
was called while Trainer Steve Bron-
son brought Heyliger back to his
senses. The Beaver ustained a
couple of nasty ieaG cuts but con-
tinued in the game withou't a rest.
Carlson Scores
With less than three minutes to
go in the same period Jimmy Carl-
son stickhandled his way into Mich-
igan territory and cut across in front
of the defense. As he crossed he cut
loose with a drive that Wood just
missed and the score was 2-0.
The Wolverines staged a valiant
rally in the final period but Wilkin-
son turned aside puck after puck to
hang up a shutout over a Michigan
team that had scored 24 goals in its
five previous games. Pile-ups meant
nothing to Wilkinson as he dove out
into the midst of two and three
swarming Wolverines.
Ray Bjorck got Minnesota's third
score of the night late in the final
period. The Gopher captain and
first string center caught Michigan
with four men down the ice. He was
forced wide by Bert Smith but his
drive from a difficult angle blazed
past Wood.
Michigan will be back in force to-
night for their second clash with the
high-stepping Gophers. Vic Heyliger
is suffering from a bad charley horse
he got early in the last period and
Johnny Fabello, who played more

y y.,bjtuay f.. 1 'p vSa.
According to doctors in, charge of
his case, it will be six weeks before
it will be/ possible to tell definitely
whether an operation will be neces-
sary. An operation would mean the
end of Smithers' baseball hopes for
the season, a possible end to the ath-
letic career of a man who until the
Ohio State game had been in every
Varsity football starting lineup in,
the turbulent last twoseasons.
than 40 minutes last night after
being released from the health serv-
ice at noon, will not be too sprightly.
Nothing daunted, however, the
Wolverines are confident that they
will all be in shape tonight and stand
a good chance of evening the series.
Michigan Pos. Minnesota
Wood .......'... G...... Wilkinson
Simpson........D..... Carlson, R.
Smith .........D........... Kroll
Heyliger ........ C .........Bjorck
Fabello ........W ........ Arnold
James ......... W.........Baker
Michigan Spares: Merrill, Cooke,
Ed. Chase.
Minnesota Spares: J. Carlson,
Schwab, Anderson, Randall, Wallace
Bredeson, Ganley.
Referee: Paddy Farrell.
First Period:
Scoring: None.
Penalty: Bredeson (tripping)
Second Period:
Scoring: Wallace (Schwab) 10:26.
J. Carlson 17:10.
Penalty: R. Carlson (tripping).
Simpson (tripping).
Third Period:
Scoring: Bjorck 16:52.
Penalty: Ganley (tripping).

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118-pound class: John Speicher,
(Michigan), defeated Walter Allen,
(Lehigh), on referee's decision. Time
advantage 4:48.
126-pound class: Captain Rudy
Ashman, (Lehigh) defeated Ed Kell-
man, (Michigan), on decision. Time
advantage 8:18.
135-pound 'class: Mark Wolcott,
(Lehigh), threw Paul Cameron,
(Michigan), with a bar arm and
chancery. Time 9:40.
145-pound class: Tommy Reider,
(Lehigh), threw Earl Thomas, (Mich-
igan), with a bar arm and chancery.
Time 42 seconds.
165-pound class: Harland Danner,
k.Michigan), threw Curtis Ford, (Le-
high), with keylock hold. Time 7:16.
175-pound class: Walter Wells,
(Lehigh) threw Frank Morgan,
(Michigan), with a bar arm and a
chancery hold. Time 6:39.
Heavyweight: Myron Sterngold,
(Lehigh), won from Forrest Jordan,
(Michigan), by forfeit.

"Stop Purdue," the cry that has. tra practice in shooting long shots
gone unheeded in three Big Ten yesterday. The Purple, although
stroghods ad i contanly bingthey dropped their last two games to
strongholds and is constantly being I Iova and Michigan, are the favorites,
echoed in the others this year can I
easily be heard in Bloomington, Ind., Iowa, Northwestern's unexpected
today. 6,800 fans are going to see stumbling block will try to
what can be done about it. The last, add to the Illini's worries. Illinois,
one bought his ticket two weeks be- although fresh from upsetting In-
fore Christmas. diana will probably be playing with-
Tout the services of Wib Henry, vet-
The question raised last year whenran guard, who is down with the
the Boilermakers and the Hoosiers flu, and Tom Nesbit, who is suffering
were co-champions of the Confer- from a pulled tendon.
ence as to which was the better team In the other conference game to-
may be partly answered tonight. In- night Minnesota and Ohio State clash
diana has the home floor advantage, gat Columbus. Neither team has
As far as past scores show, the ad-mtoms.weatherbte as
vantage seems to be with Purdue, al- much to show although both are at
thouh te raherweakscoingthe top of the Conference with wins
though the rather weak scoring over Chicago and Wisconsin respec-
punch of the Hoosiers might have tively. The big game Monday night
been due to tightening up in antici- will be between Illinois and Purdue.
pation of this game. Should the Boilermakers lose tonight
Northwestern takes on Chicago to- the odds may change perceptibly, but
night at the Midway. Both teams, now the Hoosier team is favored.
especially the guards, were given ex- The other games Monday aremore
or less breathers for the higher rank-
ing squads. Northwestern is host to
Minnesota, Iowa journeys to Madison
and Indiana meets Ohio State.
$2.50 Reduced to $1.85 PITTSBURGH, Jan. 15.-(P)-
Ellsworth Vines, National !Profession-
E N'S W EAR al Tennis Champion, handed Fred
Perry, former czar of the amateur
'1 University courts, his first defeat as a profes-
sional tonight, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 6-1.



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